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Ophiacodon navajovicus

- Ophiacodontidae

Taxonomy
Dimetrodon navajovicus was named by Case (1907). Its type specimen is AMNH 4777, a partial skeleton (postcrania), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is El Cobre Canyon (Cutler Formation), which is in a Virgilian fluvial siliciclastic in the Cutler Formation of New Mexico.

It was recombined as Ophiacodon navajovicus by Romer and Price (1940) and Reisz (1986).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1907Dimetrodon navajovicus Case
1940Ophiacodon navajovicus Romer and Price pp. 18, 233
1986Ophiacodon navajovicus Reisz p. 69

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
RankNameAuthor
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
suborderEupelycosauria
familyOphiacodontidaeNopsca 1923
genusOphiacodonMarsh 1878
speciesnavajovicus()

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available